Career

Training

Royal Conservatoire Scotland, BEd Music (Hons)

Teaching….

  • 2016 – 2020 – Head of Creative Learning, Centrestage Music Theatre
  • 1994 – 2016 – GAMTA (Teaching all levels Primary, Secondary & Higher Ed)
  • 2009-2010 – Filton College SWADA (Musical Theatre lecturing and Musical Director)
  • 2008-2009 – The Brit School (Singing Coaching – Group & 121)
  • 2008-2009 – Bird College of Theatre Arts (Singing Coaching – Group & 121)
  • 2000 – Paisley Grammar (Music secondary supply)
  • 1999 – Craighead School (Special needs music, Secondary sector)
  • 1995-1998 – Ballerup High School (Secondary & Primary Music Teaching)

Theatre Director…

In 2013, Stuart made the natural progression from Musical Director to Director and has since directed a wide variety of musicals, revues and also professional panto.

As Director, work so far includes…

Grease (FTH Theatre Nov 2013), Phantom of the Opera (Centrestage August 2016), Sunshine on Leith (Centrestage Nov 2016), Legally Blonde (Centrestage Nov 2016), Hairspray Jnr (Centrestage March 2017), Priscilla Queen of the Desert (Centrestage June 2017), The Beautiful Game (Centrestage Oct 2017), Whistle Down the Wind (Centrestage Nov 2017), The Addams Family [Young@Part] (Centrestage March 2018), 13 The Musical (Centrestage May 2018), Singin’ in the Rain (Centrestage June 2018), Grease (Centrestage Nov 2018), Cinderella (Imagine Theatre Falkirk Dec 2018), Disney’s Aladdin Jnr (Centrestage March 2019), Little Shop of Horrors (Centrestage May 2019), All Shook Up (Centrestage June 2019), Chicago (Centrestage Nov 2019), Aladdin (Imagine Theatre Falkirk Dec 2019) & Seussical Jr. (Centrestage March 2020)

Musical Director…

Over 20 years experience in Schools, Theatre Colleges, FE Colleges and Amateur theatre incorporating panto, musicals, original musicals, revue and corporate events across Scotland and throughout the UK.

These experiences have seen Stuart MD in a variety of venues including…

  • SECC Glasgow (Lomond & Clyde Auditoriums)
  • King’s Theatre Glasgow
  • Theatre Royal Glasgow
  • Pavilion Theatre Glasgow
  • Glasgow Royal Concert Hall
  • Mitchell Theatre Glasgow
  • Celtic Park Stadium Glasgow
  • FTH Theatre
  • Olympus Theatre Bristol
  • Loft Theatre Bristol
  • Radisson, Hilton & Thistle Hotels Glasgow
  • Palace Hotel Manchester
  • Centrestage Theatre Kilmarnock

Memberships

Stuart is a member of the following…

  • General Teaching Council for Scotland
  • PVG Scheme (Protection of Vulnerable Groups)
  • GMB Union